Returning From the Captivity

God rules over all the affairs of humanity. The demise of Israel came in 721 BC, when the nation was destroyed by the Assyrians. The demise of Judah came in 586 BC, when the Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem and the temple. Jews (from Judah) were deported as captives to Babylon...
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Predators in the Church

God’s Word enables us to recognize and confront false teachers. Golden Text: 2Co 10:5  Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; Beginning this lesson,...
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Gospel-Motivated Giving

God gives to us so we might give to those in need. Golden Text: 2Co 9:7  Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. Our Lord is not concerned in receiving a gift that has been given...
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The Ministry of Reconciliation

God has given us the ministry of reconciliation. Golden Text: 2Co 5:18  And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; (an exchange, atonement, this for that) LIVE BY FAITH, PLEASING...
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The Power of the Gospel

Christians live and minister through the power of God. We have got to have the Power of God! Some of us are satisfied with the wilderness, living with stuff that weighs us down mentally, physically and spiritually. We’ve got to take hold to a fresh blessing from the Spirit of...
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God’s Glory and Ezekiel’s Call

When God calls, we must respond in obedience. Why does God call us to do his work? In scripture are so many stories about people God “called and enabled” to do his work. In the context of these accounts, we find that God does this for a variety of reasons. When we...
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The Family of God

God’s Family is called to love God and others. GOLDEN TEXT: *Matthew 12:50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother. Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy...
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Accepting The Calling

GOLDEN TEXT: Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen. Starting with the Ministry of Paul 1 Corinthians 16: 9 For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. ……. Here is the Apostle...
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By Brother Stephen Conger

Ezekiel 37:1-10; 13-14 Here we find the familiar story of the vision of the “Valley of Dry Bones”. The children of Israel have found themselves in bondage and being scattered with, what seems to be, no hope of coming together again. The “hand of the Lord” touched Ezekiel and...
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Romans 8:28-39

GOLDEN TEXT: 38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our...
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